• Blog,  Crocheting,  Knitting

    Five ways to get yourself out of a crafting funk

    I have yet to meet a crafter who has never been in a crafting funk. It’s definitely frightening when the urge to do your favourite craft(s), which you likely do everyday, just disappears. Sometimes, it’s gradual. Other times, it’s pretty sudden. Whichever way it happens, there’s always an awful feeling…

  • Blog,  Knitting,  Knitting Tips

    Of garment waist shaping and body shapes

    I love it when a knitted garment has waist shaping. Not every garment requires waist shaping, of course, but they’re definitely a necessity if you want that trimmer look. The traditional method of waist shaping involves working decreases and increases at the side of the garment. Although it’s quite possibly…

  • Blog,  Crocheting,  Free patterns

    Crochet Pattern: Baby Belle Blanket

    Hey lovelies, It’s been a minute since I posted on the blog but there’s been so much going on behind the scenes – most notably the launch (finally!) of my online shop. Baby blankets are my absolute faves to crochet. I designed the baby belle blanket while I was pregnant…

  • Blog,  Crocheting

    Five must-make baby girl clothing crochet patterns

    While I was pregnant, particularly in my third trimester, I crocheted some clothing items for my baby. using some awesome patterns (paid) that produced uber cute pieces. In no particular order, here are my top five. They’re definitely must-makes if you’re looking for some items to crochet for a baby…

  • Blog,  Free patterns,  Knitting

    The Cross Beanie Pattern

    Happy Easter friends! We’re enjoying a lovely long weekend here in the UK with Good Friday and Easter Monday being public holidays. Definitely a very much welcomed break. Thought I’ll share a free pattern that I  created and wrote almost two years ago during Easter – The Cross Beanie. For me…

  • Blog,  Life

    What Are You Afraid Of?

    I had my first seizure/convulsion at the age of 7. I had slept and suddenly woke up to my mouth twisted to one side and my eyes fluttering really fast. Somehow, I knew to get up from the bed and walk to where I knew my grandma would be sitting.…